We're cool here
At Arapahoe Basin, so much snow has fallen since the winter that
it has stayed opened for skiing on weekends through the month. It declared
Saturday a powder day after a fresh coating of two inches. The resort plans to
open again next weekend and possibly over the July 4 weekend, its blog says.
The snow was triggered by an unusually cold pool of air at high altitudes over
the western United States combined with a vigorous weather disturbance that
ejected out of the Southwest.
While the snow may have some in the Colorado high country craving warmer
temperatures, the onslaught of precipitation since January has ended a costly
drought in the state, and the elevated snowpack and runoff are expected to lower
Colorados wildfire risk through the summer.
It's been cool here in Boise all June with high temperatures for
the most part in the seventies and eighties even sixties.